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Fruska Gora National Park – There Goes Our Forest

Year of production: 2020
Duration: 26’
Directed by: Ruža Helać
Country of origin: Serbia
Language: Serbian | Subtitles: English
The Film is not suitable for people under 12

In the Fruška Gora National Park, a few years back the forest is being cut. Tree felling is done by the National Park management to provide salaries for employees, that is the official explanation. However, it is assumed that it is an organized crime given the extent of logging.

Game

Year of production: 2020
Duration: 7’
Directed by: Dušica Ivetić
Country of origin: Montenegro
Language: No dialogue
The Film is not suitable for people under 12

Game is a drone view of hotel ruins and a functional tennis court. This video represents the faith that any collapse or destruction of the material world will be always outlived by the spirit of game. This work represents an unconventional and bizarre situation observed through artistic lens.

For the sake of an outrageous profit

Year of production: 2020
Duration: 7’
Directed by: Nejla Osseiran
Country of origin: Turkey
Language: Turkish | Subtitles: English
The Film is not suitable for people under 12

The people’s watch that started against the gold digging company in July 2019 at Ida Mountains, may have been one of the biggest environmental movements in Turkey.

Return… (Reset)

Year of production: 2020
Duration: 5’
Directed by: Slavko Kostić
Country of origin: Serbia
Language: No dialogue
The Film is not suitable for people under 12

This short film describes self-isolation, human alienation and the need to change that…

Owls and Others

Year of production: 2020
Duration: 60’
Directed by: Aida Vidan
Country of origin: Croatia
Language: Croatian | Subtitles: English
The Film is not suitable for people under 12

A small Croatian island is undergoing rapid unsustainable development thus mirroring global ecological issues and harming interests of the local population. In the face of devastation, the locals –nicknamed “Owls”—speak up and suggest solutions.

Ashes

Year of production: 2020
Duration: 19’
Directed by: George Lazov
Country of origin: North Macedonia
Language: Macedonian |Subtitles: English
The Film is not suitable for people under 16

In a near future, where a virus is spread because of the pollution from the factories, children and people die coughing and are born deformed. A young married couple struggles with the knowledge that their 8-year-old daughter will die in a few days.

The Drawer of Shame

Year of production: 2019
Duration: 33’
Directed by: Anica Cvetković, Vladmir Gigić
Country of origin: Serbia
Language: Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian | Subtitles: English
The Film is not suitable for people under 12

The drawer of shame is an environmental documentary filmed in Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia. It depicts the story behind the use of plastic bags while revealing the state of ecological awareness in these three countries.

Symphony

Year of production: 2019
Duration: 24’
Directed by: Vladimir Perović
Country of origin: Serbia
Language: Serbian | Subtitles: English
The Film is not suitable for people under 12

Disappointed in modern society, Rade (35) leaves for the wilderness and goes to live in a cabin, near the top of the mountain. He herds sheep and enjoys sounds, colors and movements of nature which are, for him, harmoniously conjoined in a true symphony. Seemingly lonely, he claims to actually be free…

Grandma’s Dowry

Year of production: 2020
Duration: 10’
Directed by: Nebojša Nebi Brajović
Country of origin: Croatia
Language: Croatian | Subtitles: English
The Film is not suitable for people under 12

A story about an old olive garden from the 19th-century and me struggling to revive it.

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